John “Jape” Payette

The Actor

Eyes: Brown

Height: 5′ 11″

Hair: Brown

Weight: 170 lbs

Vocal Range: Baritone / Base

Phone: (978) 879-9293




Newsies the Musical

High School Musical

Joseph Pulitzer

Coach Bolton

Neverland Theatre

Neverland Theatre

Narnia, The Musical Aslan Theatre of Light
Trolley Christmas Carol Bob Cratchit Griffen Theatre
Peter Pan The Pirate Starky Firehouse Center for the Arts
1959 Comedy Class Party Benny Boston Center for the Arts
Scrooge & Marley Fred / Young Scrooge Gloucester Stage Co.
The Cabaret Chorus Warwick Players
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Chorus

Lynnfield Spoltlighters

THEATRE  ( partial listing )

Beauty and The Beast Papa Neverland Theatre
The Trial of Susannah Martin Many Historical Roles Delvena Theatre Co.
King Arthur & Robin Hood Faires Nils / Sheriff Pastimes
Hey, Let’s Get Married Timmy Nightfire Media
Ten Little Indians Sir Justice Lawrence Wargrave Firehouse Center for the Arts
Secret of Ghostly Mansion & Other shows Hector/Edward, et al. Griffen Theatre
Arsenic And Old Lace Mortimer Firehouse Center for the Arts
Last Night of Ballyhoo Peachy Weil Theatre in the Pines
Bewitched Darren Comedy Theatre Productions
Dogtown Common Rev John Wharf Theatre in the Pines
Broadway Bound Stan Firehouse Center for the Arts
The House of Blue Leaves Ronnie Visionary Unlimited
The Battle for Pigeon Cove Harbor Ed Gloucester Stage Co.
The Crucible Rev. Hale Delvena Theatre Co.
Captain’s & Courage Ensemble Gloucester Stage Co.
The Scarlet Letter Chillingworth History Alive! CNN/BBC/MTV/NPR
Cry Innocent Rev. John Hale History Alive! Discovery Channel
The Tempest Trinculo Rebel Shakespeare Co.
The Merchant of Venice Launcelot Rebel Shakespeare Co.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Demetrius\\Lysander Rebel Shakespeare & Theatre in Pines
As You Like it Touchstone Rebel Shakespeare Co.


Murder on the Dance Floor Shifty Two Shoes / Detective Tony Shuffle Gloucester Players
Mystery Café (Many Scripts) Elvis and many Other Characters Comedy Theatre Productions (15 yrs)
Murder at the Coconut Cabana Rex Gulfstream Tremont Playhouse
Murder in the Breakdown Lane Detective Rick Bahnof Deco Boston Dinner Theatre


The Scarlet Letter Chillingworth Discovery Channel
The Proposition Extra ATL Productions Inc.
All The Rage Extra Pink Plot Productions
Farthest Port in the East Sons of Liberty Issembert Productions


Caras Coaching Training VO Coach Chris Newbury Media
North Hill VO Loan officer Tube Media Production
IRA Nissan   VO Car owner WEZE Radio


IParty   commercials Ghost & Easter Bunny Sound & Vision Media
Careway Wellness Center   industrial Customer AT & T Broadband
Michael’s Restaurant   commercial Patron MediaOne
Best Buy   industrial Promo Collinge-Pickman
W.B. Mason Office Supplies   commercial Soldier (“At the Front”) Boston Productions
Bed, Bath & Beyond   commercial Employee Creative Video Design & Prod.
Dunkin Donuts   industrial Employee Creative Video Design & Prod.
CVS    industrial Salesman Creative Video Design & Prod.
Ocean Spray   industrial Craisons Advertiser Models Inc.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car   commercial Sales Rep. Visible Productions




EDUCATION: BA Theatre Gordon College {Awarded Excellence in Dramatic Presentation;

*Early Childhood Growth & Development, NSCC                *Acting in Films with TVI Actors Studio, NY

*Scene Studies with Marc Clapton, Newburyport                  *On-Camera & Commercial Techniques Collinge-Pickman

*Private Acting/Audition Coach: Fran Weinberg                   *Private Voice Technique/Vocal Coach: John O’Neil

*Searching for the Stars Award Recipient, Firehouse Center, Newburyport

SPECIAL SKILLS   Cartoon & Celebrity Imitations; Raise one eyebrow; Public Speaker; Stage Combat

Sing & Produce Original Songs—played on Radio: WCGY, WMWM, WDJM, WNSH (demo available);

Production Co.: JapeScape Productions– Drama Teacher & Coach/Director/Workshops

Live Interviews on TV: BATV, SATV, CTV, MCCTV; Published Children’s Book series“Jape The Grape Ape From Outer Space”